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Select Committee on Regulatory Reform Second Special Report



ANNEX B:RRO PROPOSALS FROM THE LIST OF 51 THAT DO NOT APPEAR IN THE REGULATORY REFORM ACTION PLAN

 

 

 

Title

Dept

Reason

1.

Unfair contract terms

DTI

Currently with Law Commission due to report in Summer 2002—looking at prospects for RRO

2.

Meat and livestock Commission

DEFRA

dropped as the new Chairman's vision of the MLC does not include the type of cross commodity activity carried out by EFSIS

3.

Bootleggers

HMT/C&E

Given the downturn in use of rental vehicles due to the general reduction in cross channel detections, there would be a disproportionate effort in attempting to use an RRO with measuring improvement a difficult task. For now we have no plans to use an RRO in this area.

4.

Disposal of land at less than best consideration

DTLR

Decision taken to proceed by new General Consent administrative reform to remove need for consent in all but the largest cases

5.

Caravan site licensing

DTLR

DTLR are in discussions with DEFRA on taking this forward

6.

Communicable disease

DoH

Addressed in part by item 2.7 in RRAP

7.

Attachment of Earnings

LCD

Considering possible inclusion in a Civil Justice Reform Bill subject to available Parliamentary time

8.

Special Occasions Licensing

DCMS

Already made

9.

Housing Transfers

DTLR

Dereg Order not RRO but in RRAP (now made)

10.

Bingo

DCMS

Dereg Order not RRO but in RRAP (now made)

11.

Restaurant licensing hours

DCMS

Dereg Order not RRO but in RRAP (now made)

12.

Births and Deaths

ONS

Dereg Order not RRO but in RRAP (now made)

13.

After-hours childcare

DfES

Education Bill

14.

NIC—third party awards to employees

HMT

Administrative changes decided upon instead

15.

Rehabilitation of Offenders

HO

Regulatory rather than deregulatory

16.

Legal Services Ombudsman

LCD

LC no longer wishes the change to be made

17.

Births and Deaths—Wales

ONS/HMT

Now part of the Civil Registration RRO

18.

Vexatious Litigants

LCD

Court case proved power already exists

19.

Street Trading

DTI

Regulatory rather than deregulatory

20.

Approving a LEA's curriculum complaints procedures

DfES

Education Bill

 


 
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